Hospital facilities in the United States
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Hospitals -- United States.

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At head of title: U.S. Treasury Department. Public Health Service.

Statementby Joseph W. Mountin ... [et al.] ; prepared by direction of the surgeon general.
SeriesPublic health bulletin -- no. 243
ContributionsUnited States. Public Health Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22974748M

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